Originally written January 21, 2012 on Rotowire:
Some big names have come off the board. What about the Prince? I have some real concerns about the Tigers 2012 edition without Victor Martinez in the lineup. I think his loss has very negative ramifications on the season for Miguel Cabrera. If VMart isn't in the middle of the lineup, then who is? I'm not totally sold on a full season of strength from Brennan Boesch. I'm not convinced Delmon Young can duplicate his last season in Minnesota. The Tigers lost out on Carlos Pena to Tampa Bay. I've watched way too much of Johnny Peralta. Enough to know I don't trust him with men on base in the middle of the batting order. I really believe Vladdy is their best option. But they need another bat. I already thought they would be challenged to score runs even with Martinez. Kevin Slowey? Here we go again in Cleveland. Low end/low risk. I've watched Slowey get torched and I've watched some good outings. He's returning from injury. He joins De...
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